In blockbuster films like “The Fast and the Furious” and “Need for Speed,” audiences witness supercars, driven by expert drivers, reach breakneck speeds. But what if amateur drivers could get a taste of that supercar action with their own cars? On April 27, California State University, Northridge mechanical engineering student Jeffrey Astorga and alumnus George Aquino ’19 (Mechanical Engineering) finished first in the 6th Annual Bull Ring New Venture Competition. Continue reading about how the Bull Ring Winner Gets ‘Fast and Furious’.
California State University, Northridge officials are planning memorable commencement celebrations next month for the 11,151 graduates of the class of 2019-20 and the 11,538 graduates of the class of 2020-21. Concerns about the spread of COVID-19 forced the postponement of the class of 2019-20’s commencement celebration until this year. Continue reading about how CSUN Celebrates Classes of 2020/2021.
As the 2020-21 academic year approached its culmination, CSUN students voted to honor three faculty and staff members and their student body president as the 2021 Student Success Champions. The student-nominated winners were celebrated during the final session in the 2020-21 Matador S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Series. The April 23 program, “Celebrating Student Success: Connection, Community, and Commitment,” was held virtually. Continue reading about how Matador Series Honors Student Success Champions.
Six years after California State University, Northridge and Southwestern Law School teamed up to establish 3+3 B.A./J.D. Success in Six — a joint, accelerated multiple-degree program, through which students can earn a bachelor’s and law degree in six years, rather than the usual seven — the program is showing signs of success with their first cohort. Continue reading about how CSUN 3+3 Law School Program Proves to be a Success.
A recent ranking by BestValueSchools.org hailed CSUN’s music therapy program as the No. 2 Most Affordable Music Therapy Degree nationwide. In compiling its top 20 list, BestValueSchools.org used data from the National Center for Education Statistics website to determine the rankings, focusing on four main criteria — tuition value, total enrollment, admission rate and graduation rate — with tuition being the most significant category. Continue reading about how Music Therapy Program is Ranked No. 2.